Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
for the state is what it means. payment money may have come in early or it is new revenue because the economy is doing better. >> doesn't necessarily mean the rest of the budget will be better off. it could be. it could be worse off. it depends on the mix of those three factors i talked about. so i think it is to keep that in mind, you have to wait till may. >> analysts caution it is too soon to call it a trend. numbers will be firm in the spring. >>> ktvu crews have been in new orleans all week covering the 49ers road to the super bowl. they have been at the superdome, including the french quarter and bourbon street. but if you move east, it is a very different story. that is the lower 9th ward, devastated by hurricane katrina in 2005 and it is still struggling to recover 7 years later. the water stayed there for months. when it receded the neighborhood was filled with mud and sewage. 30 bodies were also found and thousands of people were left homeless. we went back to the lower 9th ward today and ktvu's ken wayne is in new orleans tonight with a look at the difference that just 4-1/2 miles
Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
is washed out or disabled, the local economies are deaf stated by that. that's just, it can't happen any more. >> reporter: that's what it takes to take the devil out of devil's slide. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> san francisco base path has agreed to pay almost a million dollars. the social networking application will pay $800,000 for allegedly collecting personal information from children without their parents consent. as part of the ftc settlement, path will launch a new privacy program and will get independent privacy assessments. >> apple is now the top maker of mobile phones in the united states overtaking samsung. research firm found apple shipped an estimated 17.7 million phones in the fourth quarter. that is a record 34% of market share. but averaged out for all of 2012 samsung is still number one. >> a chemical commonly found in plastic bottles may soon be added to california's list of harmful chemicals. a division of the states ago agency intends to add bpa to that list. if that does happen, manufacturers would be tried to place warning labels on products that contain ha
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
on the deficit. to keep the u.s. economy on the upswing. >> for example, we need to lower the cost of health care and programs like medicare that are the biggest drivers of our deficit. without just passing the burden off to seniors. and these reforms must go hand in hand with eliminating excess spending in our tax code. >> the president said wealthy individuals and large corporations should not have access to tax look holes and deductions not available to average americans. >>> the white house released this video of president obama skeet shooting in camp david and it was taken in august and it was answering skeptics to those who thought he didn't know how to shoot. a tennessee woman says he respects the sport of hunting. and democrats are pushing for tougher gun control legislation in congress. >>> a first of its kind event in concord, today, was aimed at keeping student athletes healthy on the field and off. the volunteers from the medical center offered health screenings for students at delasalle high school. about 15 years ago, an athlete died of sudden heart failure during a basketball game.